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Welcome to the soundRunner Racing Club. We are the Elite Running Club in Connecticut competing in statewide, regional and national level races. We have runners ranging in abilities, including US Olympic Trial Qualifiers. Click Above to learn more about us.

Brendan looking very comfortable in this race in spite of his leg wound.

Current Hometown: Middletown, CT

Family members we might see at a race : My wife Loucil and son Jaden

Current Employment: Architectural Illustrator

Current running interest: The 10k, Triathlon, Otillo Swimrun (never done one but would love to)

Favorite race: Shamrock & Roll 5k, New Haven. Flat course and cold weather!

Race you have done the most times: Manchester Road Race

High School/College running programs: Ran Cross Country in high school, then had a falling out with training in college and just ate pizza, watched movies, and sat at my drafting table.

Hobbies: Running, cycling, swimming, snowboarding, hiking, photography

A favorite quote(s): 

The prize doesn’t go to the fastest guy, it goes to the guy who slows down the least.

  • Rich Roll

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

What you listen to on a road trip: Depends on the day…but usually podcasts. (Rich Roll, Marc Maron, Ron Burgendy, Last Podcast on the Left)

Something that makes you weird: I prefer deep conversations peppered with movie quotes.

Youthful PRs: 5:18 Mile, 18:37 5k

Open PRs: 5:19 Mile (5:08 @ Spring Street Manchester but that doesn’t count), 18:38 5k

40:20 10k, 1:28:16 Half Marathon, 3:25:23 Marathon, 1:17:13 Triathlon Sprint

Brendan O’Rourke

Name: Rob Weston
Current Hometown: Meriden, CT
Family members we might see at a race: Mom, Bro, Dog
Current Employment: Middletown BOE/ Fast Track Timing

Current running interest: Road and track. 5k and up
Favorite race: Middletown Half or 10 Mile or 4 Mile or whatever they decide to call it next
Race you have done the most times: Citizens Bank 5k, Middletown
High School/College running programs: Middletown High/ Central Connecticut State
Hobbies: Racing my extensive collection of sport and luxury cars on the world’s finest circuits.
A favorite quote: “To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is
What you listen to on a road trip: Comedy/ Sports/ Indie
Something that makes you weird: I chose to be a distance runner and not a basketball player or
a wide receiver or a quarterback or a volleyball player or pretty much any other sport more
lucrative and better suited for a six and a half ft. dude!
Youthful PRs: Ran like 8:00 for the mile in 8th grade
Open PRs: Mile: 4:17, 5k: 15:39, 10k: 33:16, Half: 1:15:30, Marathon: 2:36:45
Masters PRs: Very Slow I’m sure
Grandmasters PRs: Nonexistence

Rob Weston